On Oct. 14, 2019, the University of San Diego celebrated the renaming of Mission Crossroads to Mata’yuum Crossroads. In the Kumeyaay language, Mata’yuum means “gathering place.” This renaming honors USD’s location in the traditional territory of the Kumeyaay Nation and further supports its ongoing tribal initiatives to create a more inclusive campus.
Kumeyaay Creation Story Mural
In 2020, a new mural was dedicated in San Diego’s famous Chicano Park, commemorating the Kumeyaay Creation Story. Read all about the magic that came together to create this fitting tribute to the people who Read more…